• Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hugs a the American flag as he arrives to speak to a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Polls are ‘phony,’ Trump insists; ‘we are winning’

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks.

    Updated: 7:00 pm